The NFL’s worst week ever for off-field issues started with the release of the second Ray Rice video that left Commissioner Roger Goodell’s competency and/or integrity in question. The week ended with the indictment and arrest of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges. With so many issues swirling at once, there is a tendency to judge the entire league as criminals.
Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson’s booking on a child abuse charge Saturday has created another crisis for the embattled NFL, already derided for not responding strongly enough to acts of domestic violence by its players.
For just the second time in the past 11 regular-season games between Pittsburgh and Baltimore, the outcome was decided by more than a field goal, as the Ravens crushed the Steelers 26-6 last night at home.
It is incomprehensible to many that in 2014 injustices exist, therefore the tendency is to turn the blame on the victim. If you really want to make a difference, if you really care, recognize that […]
Dave Zirin of EdgeOnSports Joined The Triple Threat to talk about the Ray Rice scandal.
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We all have someone at our job who is just in way over their head. They do their best and they mean well, but they were promoted a job or two too high and the learning curve is just too steep. In sports we have a guy like that, too. His name is Roger Goodell.
Here is how players, sports pros and regular folks reacted to Ray Rice’s suspension on Twitter.
As Ray Rice was released from his contract by the Baltimore Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL on Monday, national advocate groups for victims of domestic violence were mixed in their reactions to the measures taken by the team […]